The SPRINT research centre focuses on improving and restoring mobility in the elderly, which is becoming increasingly important in our ageing Western society. SPRINT also develops new prostheses. Movement scientist Esar van Hal studies the lateral balance of amputees while standing and walking. A new prosthetic device should help improve this balance.
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The UMCG is going to study a potential COVID-19 vaccine: the AKS-452 vaccine produced by Akston Biosciences in the United States.
The UMCG has received a subsidy of €65,000 from the educational institute PPO. With these funds, treatment psychologist and postdoc researcher Elise van der Stouwe, together with Wim Veling and Marieke Pijnenborg, will begin a study into the...
Precies een jaar geleden, op 16 maart 2020, werd het grote, noordelijke Lifelines Corona-onderzoek gestart. Twee weken later werd de eerste Corona-vragenlijst verstuurd, waarna er vele volgden. Dankzij de duizenden deelnemers beschikken wij in het...
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